Eros’ Raj Malik joins Walt Disney Studios India as sales head

MUMBAI: Eros International AVP India theatrical distribution Raj Malik has joined Walt Disney Motion Pictures Studio (India) as head of sales.

Malik will be reporting to Walt Disney Motion Pictures Studio (India) managing director Mahesh Samat and Walt Disney Motion Pictures Studio Asia Pacific senior vice president sales and marketing Jeff Forman.

Walt Disney India official spokesperson confirmed the development to Malik joined office on 5 January, 2009.

It may be recalled that Disney recently inked a deal with UTV Motion Pictures, wherein UTV will handle the sales and distribution of all of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures’ Hollywood releases in India. Prior to this deal, Sony Pictures Releasing of India used to handle the distribution of Disney movies. Malik will be overseeing the relationship between Disney and UTV.

At the time of filing this story, Malik was not available for comment.